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Overview of American artist Joseph Cornell's inventive oeuvre opens at the Royal Academy of Arts

14 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust offers an overview of the American artist?s inventive oeuvre, surveying around 80 of his remarkable box constructions, assemblages, collages and films. The last major solo exhibition of Cornell in Europe took...Show More Summary

Here's some incredible pro-independence propaganda from the American Revolution

During the Revolutionary War, Benjamin Franklin and Paul Revere were among the people who created stunning pieces of art that inspired the fight for America's independence. These intricate pieces of propaganda were printed in papers and pamphlets, and delivered throughout the colonies. Show More Summary

'Whistler's Mother' arrives at the Clark Art Institute

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Independence Day brings an American icon to the Clark Art Institute with the arrival of Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1 (Portrait of the Artist?s Mother) (1871) by James McNeill Whistler as part of the exhibition Whistler?s Mother: Grey, Black, and White, on view July 4 through September 27, 2015. Show More Summary

John Jacob joins curatorial staff at the Smithsonian American Art Museum as its McEvoy Family Curator for Photography

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has appointed John Jacob as its McEvoy Family Curator for Photography. Jacob will be responsible for research, exhibitions and acquisitions related to the museum?s collection. He joins 11 curatorsShow More Summary

'Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers' Greek Slave' on view at the Smithsonian's American Art Museum

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

This one-gallery exhibition reveals the inner workings of the studio of Hiram Powers (1805?1873), who was among the most innovative sculptors of the nineteenth century, eagerly adapting long-standing sculpture traditions to new technologies of his age. Show More Summary

SPONSORED POST: When Two Become One: The Art of Moving In Together — AMERICAN SIGNATURE FURNITURE

Pin it Prize: $2,000 to spend on stylish furniture From: American Signature Furniture Value: $2,000 Pin it You've made it! You've decided to live together, merging your two households into one. But figuring out how all your stuff can...Show More Summary

What Is Lincoln Center’s Place In The Arts World?

“If a new generation of middle-class Americans chooses to move back into the inner cities, large-scale performing-arts centers might start to make fiscal and artistic sense. But even if that should happen, Lincoln Center will never again be culturally influential in the way that it was in the ’70s and ’80s.”

Happy Fourth – Support Your Local Rehabber!

No, these are not highly-trained nestling Blue Jays posing artfully on an American flag. They’re just really cute orphaned Blue...

Art - Stars + Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection

03 Jul-30 Aug This exhibition bowerbirds from the collection of Lisa and Danny Goldberg, two of Sydney's newest major collectors. Curator Richard Perram (director...

Diego Miguel Lives the ‘American Dream’ for Charlie Underwear Shoot

Celebrating the Fourth of July weekend, Charlie by Matthew Zink unveils a preview of its new resort 2016 collection shoot. Featuring art direction by Luis Cintron, the outing features Brazilian model Diego Miguel. Living the American...Show More Summary

Collection of American arts & crafts legend Lockwood de Forest II to go under the hammer

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Rare furniture, paintings and exotica from the collection of leading American arts and crafts figure Lockwood de Forest II will be auctioned by Bonhams in Sydney this month, having been consigned from the designer?s grandson who lives in Australia. Show More Summary

Exhibition exploring Connecticut artist's influence on 20th century art opens at Wadsworth Atheneum

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

?Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis,? opens at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn., July 3 and runs through Sept. 20. The exhibition explores Russian-born American modernist Peter Blume?s (1906-1992) central role in the development of American modernism and examine his impact on late 20th century narrative painting. Show More Summary

In Mainstream Museums, Confronting Colonialism While Curating Native American Art

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Recent criticism of The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, which closed recently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sheds light on the many issues that arise when mainstream art museums present Native American art.

Check out this mind-blowing monster make-up art

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Emily Anderson, make-up artist for American Horror Story, has the creepiest, most awesome Instagram page you'll ever see. The 23-year-old paints her own face and torso for these amazing transformations. Read the rest

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ First Full Trailer: Camp Firewood Is Officially Open

Netflix has dropped the first full trailer and key art (see below) for Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp, the prequel series to the cult hit 2001 pic. The aptly titled eight-episode series starts with the first day of camp in...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Have a Sassy Canada Day

3 days agoArts : Art Fag City

It's Canada Day! Much like universal healthcare, gay marriage, and CARFAC Fees (national arts funding) our neighbors to the north get to celebrate everything before we do... including their national holiday. So by the time AmericansShow More Summary

What Black Families Need to Know About Liberal Arts Colleges

Guest Author: Zahida Sherman Liberal arts colleges are hidden gems for Black students, though most Black families don’t know it. Only 3% of American students will apply to liberal arts colleges, and the figure is even lower for Black students. And yet, with all the anxiety about how to pay for a college education in an Keep Reading ?

Kuniyoshi as Organizer

4 days agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

This is the third and final blog post by the Archives of American Art's Mary Savig and Jason Stieber focused on the life of the artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. The exhibition Artist Teacher Organizer: Yasuo Kuniyoshi in the Archives of American Art is on view in the Lawrence A. Show More Summary

'Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends opens' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

Throughout his career, the celebrated American painter John Singer Sargent (1856?1925) created portraits of artists, writers, actors, and musicians, many of whom were his close friends. Because these works were rarely commissioned, he was free to create images that were more radical than those he made for paying clients. Show More Summary

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